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Will GM tech save coffee in the face of climate change?

The following is an excerpt. Some hysterical types are worried that because the industry has focused on one particular genetically ...

Zimbabwe: Anti-GMO sentiment blocks import of inexpensive maize

The following is an excerpt. Poultry producers have appealed to the Agricultural Marketing Authority to review the ban on the ...
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Biotechnology is a threat to biodiversity

The burgeoning "bioeconomy" is as much a threat to the environment as the fossil fuels it aims to replace ...

Seed giants sue U.S. farmers over GM seed patents in shocking numbers

The following is an excerpt. The Supreme Court will hear arguments Feb. 19 in "Bowman v. Monsanto Co.," a landmark court battle ...

Ugandan politics blocks GMO oversight

The following is an excerpt. A Bill whose object includes providing for development and general release of Genetically Modified Organisms ...

India: Discredited Seralini paper wreaks havoc on GM debate

The following is an excerpt. India has become a flashpoint for the use of modern biotechnology in agriculture in the ...

Team-up: Organic farmer and geneticist promote cooperation for sustainability

The following is an excerpt. Raoul Adamchak and Pamela Ronald believe the key to sustainability in agriculture is not insisting ...

Groundbreaking tech — including GM — smothered by anti-technology ideologues

The following is an excerpt Groundbreaking new technologies commonly face intractable opposition from various quarters–often from vested interests or societal ...

FDA flooded by public comments about ‘frankenfish’

The following is an excerpt. Nearly 30,000 comments have poured into the U.S. Food and Drug Administration about Canadian genetically ...
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GM foods need transparency but not labeling

Biotech pioneer Roger Beachy argues that transparency will ease consumer's concerns over GM foods, not labels ...

India’s harvest of hypocrisy: Farmers blamed for GM crop failures

The following is an excerpt. Of all the GMO controversies around the world, the saga of Bt cotton in India ...

GM reactionaries deny science

The following is an excerpt: After the cultivation of more than a billion hectares of GM crops worldwide – and ...

Anti-biotechs continue to push poor science

The following is an excerpt. A study published last month found that the most common modification in genetically modified (GM) ...

Plant scientists hope to use epigenetics to improve crops

The following is an excerpt. Plant scientists long have known they can alter crops genetically to improve performance; they’ve been ...

Sit-in, hunger-strike in Mexico City against GMO corn plantations

The following is an excerpt. On Wednesday, January 23rd, regional leaders from a nation-wide peasant organization converged on the Angel ...

Northeast Organic Farm Association discusses GMOs at conference

The following is an excerpt. “They’ve got a beautiful package. They’ve got seeds that are resistant. They phase out the ...
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We consume DNA every day with no ill effects

A combination of rare-to-impossible events would be required for the so-called "toxic" CaMV 35S gene to be a human health ...

Environmentalists push for GMO labeling in Hawaii

The following is an excerpt. HONOLULU (AP) — Environmental groups are urging Hawaii lawmakers to require all genetically modified food ...

Will federal compromise on GMO labeling trump state law, forever?

The following is an excerpt. Here is the pattern: a grassroots effort builds over time to enact local or state ...

Experts: GM crops can only do India good

The following is an excerpt. BANGALORE: India's biotechnology and healthcare services sector says numerous regulatory challenges are thwarting discovery, research and innovation. Kiran Mazumdar Shaw, ...
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Lobbying by agri-business killed New Mexico GMO labeling Bill, claim supporters

The following is an excerpt. Supporters of a New Mexico Senate bill proposing mandatory labeling for genetically engineered food and ...

Golden rice: Is a GM food breakthrough finally here?

The following is an excerpt. Scientists say they have seen the future of genetically modified foods and have concluded that ...

Spider venom inspires new farming methods

The following is an excerpt. Producing food will undoubtedly get more difficult and expensive as the combined challenges of climate ...
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Wal-Mart may back GM labeling initiative

The U.S.'s largest grocery store operator has been discussing lobbying for a national labeling program ...

Genetically modified tobacco produces cheap, effective rabies treatment

The following is an excerpt. According to the World Health Organisation more than 55,000 people die after contracting rabies every ...

India farmer suicides a case of misplaced GM blame

The following is an excerpt. Numbers are hazy and disputed, but since 1995, facing crippling debt, thousands of Indian farmers ...

Taiwan clones world’s first spotted miniature pigs

The following is an excerpt. A Taiwan research team with members from National Chung Hsin University, Chung Shan Medical University ...

GM potatoes will be back

The following is an excerpt. KENNEWICK, Wash. -- A University of Idaho researcher says he's optimistic efforts to develop genetically ...